Posts tagged "madonna"

Justin Bieber and Madonna Played ‘Never Have I Ever’ on ‘Ellen’

Justin Bieber, fresh off the taping of a very likely brutal Comedy Central Roast, stopped by his buddy Ellen Degeneres' show…
By: James Grebey / March 18, 2015

Review: Madonna Becomes the Heel of Pop on the Admirably Shameless ‘Rebel Heart’

As the woman who reinvented and ultimately defined what pop stardom means, Madonna understands the first rule of it better than anyone else: Never be…
By: Andrew Unterberger / March 10, 2015

Express Yourself: What Is Madonna’s Greatest Era?

As we prepare for — and, in some cases, reorganize — Madonna's 13th studio album, Rebel Heart, it's tough not to refect o…
By: SPIN Staff / March 9, 2015

Watch Madonna Debut ‘Ghost Town’ on French TV Without Falling

Last week during the BRIT Awards, Madonna took a tumble while performing "Living For Love." Tonight in Paris, as part of the…
By: Brennan Carley / March 2, 2015

Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’ Hacker Indicted on Four Counts

Let's face it: Madonna's Rebel Heart promotional campaign has been nothing short of unfortunate. In December (and then again in January), a giant chunk of songs,…
By: Brennan Carley / February 27, 2015

Cranky Ol’ Morrissey Calls Madonna’s Career ‘Frightening,’ Blasts the Brit Awards

Morrissey the Grouch went on a tirade against the Brit Awards, music awards in general, and Madonna in a lengthy essay…
By: James Grebey / February 11, 2015

The 2015 Grammy Performances, Ranked From Worst to First

As much as the Grammys-related conversation today may be about the winners and losers (and Kanye's responses to them, or…
By: Andrew Unterberger / February 9, 2015

‘Rebel Heart’ Tamed: Our 12-Track Edit of Madonna’s New Album

Earlier this month, Madonna's new album leaked in full. It wasn't the first time this promotional cycle that the iconic singer has bee…
By: SPIN Staff / February 6, 2015

Madonna Entices and Fights Man-Bulls in ‘Living For Love’ Music Video

Update: The full video is now available in high quality above.In her new "Living For Love" music video — which premiered on Snapchat, of all thing…
By: Brennan Carley / February 5, 2015

Hacker Suspected of Leaking Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’ Demos Arrested in Israel

Authorities in Israel have arrested a hacker suspected of leaking a batch of unfinished Madonna tracks last month. NBC News reports that the 39-year-old wa…
By: James Grebey / January 21, 2015

Diplo Drops ‘Bitch I’m Madonna’ Remix in Two-Hour Radio Set

On the most recent episode of BBC Radio 1's Diplo and Friends, the titular DJ actually helmed the 2-hour set all by himself instead…
By: James Grebey / January 20, 2015

Grammys 2015 Performers: Madonna, Ariana Grande, AC/DC, and More

Update: The Grammy Awards have announced additional performers for the ceremony, including Sam Smith, Miranda Lambert, John Legend and Common, Pharrell, and Usher.
By: Brennan Carley / January 13, 2015

Madonna (Sorta) Apologizes For Using Civil Rights Leaders in Album Promotion

Madonna's thirteenth studio album Rebel Heart is set to hit stores on March 10, and as ever the lead-up has been a rollercoaster ride.
By: Colin Joyce / January 4, 2015

Madonna Draws Criticism For Using Images of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela to Promote ‘Rebel Heart’

The Internet has dunked Madonna in scalding hot water for using images of black civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela,…
By: Rachel Brodsky / January 2, 2015

The 25 Most Memorable Quotes of 2014

Stuff celebrities say typically falls in a spectrum ranging from "YES" to "WTF." This year was no exception: Lana Del Rey (sort of) wished for…
By: Rachel Brodsky / December 23, 2014

Madonna Just Surprise-Released Six New Songs on iTunes

Following the leak of 13 very unfinished demos earlier this week, Madonna has just released six brand new songs on iTunes in advance…
By: Brennan Carley / December 20, 2014

The 10 Best Things About Madonna’s ‘Like a Virgin’

It defies logic a little bit, but the biggest hit off of a diamond-selling album by one of the biggest pop stars of all-time ha…
By: Andrew Unterberger / November 12, 2014

Madonna: The 1985 ‘Like a Virgin’ Cover Story

(This bulleted interview was originally published in the May 1985 issue of SPIN, which hit newsstands on March 19, 1985.)…
By: Scott Cohen / November 12, 2014

So, Madonna Bought Chance the Rapper a Razor Scooter

Madonna is already working with Avicii, Diplo, Blood Diamonds, DJ Dahi, and possibly Ariel Pink on her upcoming album, but she might also be…
By: James Grebey / November 6, 2014

Soon You Can Buy a Bunch of Strange Madonna Memorabilia

More than 140 pieces of Madonna memorabilia will be going up for auction this week, ranging from the iconic dress Madge wore…
By: James Grebey / November 4, 2014
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